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Microsoft Delays Retirement of MCSE, MCSA, and MCSD Certifications

A few weeks ago, Microsoft made a significant announcement regarding several of its popular certifications. The company announced that Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA), Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD), Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) certifications would be retired on June 30, 2020.

Mar 27, 2020|Brad Sams

Microsoft is Retiring Several Popular Certifications

For decades, Microsoft has been pushing certifications as a way to show your expertise in a particular area. Spanning from on-premises to the cloud and productivity software, these certifications are utilized by the IT industry to help find experts in specific areas.

Feb 28, 2020|Brad Sams

Microsoft Shifting Certifications to Workload-Based to Align with Skills

If you are looking to take or update existing Microsoft certifications, you might be wondering which are best to obtain and what technology path would be most beneficial. The certification program is in flux now as Microsoft gradually begins to move to role-based certifications, or workload-based as it is sometimes referred to, instead of focusing on specific products.

Nov 18, 2019|Russell Smith

Getting Started with Azure on a Budget

Microsoft's Azure platform offers a robust number of services and while it may sound expensive, it's easy to stay on a budget or even get some services for free.

Mar 18, 2019|Michael Teske

Are IT Certifications Worth It?

Russell Smith looks at whether certifications are worth having and how they can help your IT career.

Dec 27, 2018|Russell Smith

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